Attorney Peter Smith told an appeals court panel Monday that the National Security Agency is violating his wife’s rights.

...David Greene, a senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, says he wasn't surprised by the arguments Monday.

"It went well, the court was asking good questions and taking the issue seriously," he says. "It is a really difficult case and they generally seem to want to look at the substance of the issue and not just say, 'This is just like Smith v. Maryland and we can stop there.'"

Monday, December 8, 2014
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